According to Blabbermouth.net
, Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers Nightwish
will release "The Crow, The Owl And The Dove
", the second single from their latest album, "Imaginaerum
", in Finland on February 29 and in the rest of Europe on March 2.
The single will feature the title cut in three versions - radio edit, album version and instrumental - and the previously unreleased song "The Heart Asks Pleasure First
" (theme from the movie "The Piano
") in two different versions.
To pre-order the single, go to the official Nightwish webstore
"Imaginaerum" sold 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, 2007's "Dark Passion Play
", opened with 11,000 units to land at No. 84.
"Imaginaerum" was released in North America on January 10 via Roadrunner Records.